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check open ports without netstat or lsof

Get count of kilobytes brew cleanup would free

Convert .flv to .avi

Kill any lingering ssh processes
Also ignoring "sshd" server is necessary since you should not kill ssh server processes.

To convert **.wav to **.mp3 using LAME running one process per CPU core run:

create tar archive of files in a directory and its sub-directories
creates a compressed tar archive of files in /path/foo and writes to a timestamped filename in /path.

(Debian/Ubuntu) Discover what package a file belongs to
Works similar to dpkg -S, but uses the locatedb and is thus inarguably a lot faster - if the locatedb is current.

Compare a remote dir with a local dir
You can compare directories on two different remote hosts as well: $ diff -y

Converts uppercase chars in a string to lowercase

Update Ogg Vorbis file comments
The "vorbiscomment" utility lets you update information such as artist names and song and album tags in an Ogg Vorbis file. You can use this command to fix any mistakes that were made when ripping an album.


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